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 William John Storie, Sr

William John Storie, Sr

Birth
Pembroke, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada
Death 12 Apr 1941 (aged 70)
Langdon, Cavalier County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Osnabrock, Cavalier County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 8116331 · View Source
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Born in Renfrew Co., Ontario to David and Mathilda (McCallum) Storie, older brother to Sarah (Storie) O'Neill. William moved with his father, sister, and new step-mother Annie (Brishnaham) Storie to the Emerson, Manitoba area by 1881. Later by the mid 1880s the family migrated to a homestead in the Dakota Territory near Osnabrock in Cavalier County. The family lived in a small "soddy" while David built a house in Alma Township.

William taught school in Osnabrock and area for several school terms starting in 1894. Additionaly he also was the local Postmaster and newspaper publisher in Osnabrock.

William 1st married Annie Baxter on Christmas Day 1903 in Emerson, MB. Annie was an immigrant from England. Through this marriage Annie gave him 3 children Ella, David, and Annie. Annie died during the flu epidemic leaving him to raise the children alone.

William remarried on 17 April 1921 to Mrs. Emily (Carr) Matthews, another native of England. Along with her daughter Anna Mae Emily gave him 3 sons; William, George, and Howard. Due to complications in childbirth to Howard Emily and Howard both passed away in 1925.

William never remarried. By 1930 Willam and his two youngest children moved to Langdon where they lived with his eldest daughter Ella and her family.

William died in his sleep in 1941.


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  • Created by: Family Searcher
  • Added: 23 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8116331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William John Storie, Sr (13 Jun 1870–12 Apr 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8116331, citing Union Cemetery, Osnabrock, Cavalier County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Family Searcher (contributor 46596952) .